Archives: June 2012

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By Robyn O’Brien, Allergy Kids The 4th of July has always been one of my favorite holidays.  It’s full of friends, family, food and fun, and it doesn’t require a lot of fuss or formality.  We come together to celebrate …

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Last week, powerful interests in Washington defeated the “Consumers Right to Know About Genetically Engineered Food Act” in the Senate, denying you and all Americans the right to know about our food.  Now they are at it again, trying to …

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By Robyn O’Brien (Prevention) - This week, the American Medical Association has called for mandatory pre-market safety testing of genetically engineered foods. Genetically engineered foods have typically been hardwired to withstand increasing doses of crop chemicals. Since th

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June 18, 2012

Call President Obama!

We asked you in April to sign a “We the People Petition” to require the Obama White House to take a position on the labeling of genetically modified foods.  In less than five days, we received the necessary 25,000 signatures.  …

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By Jenée Desmond-Harris (The Root) — David “Ziggy” Marley, Bob Marley’s oldest son, is best known for his role as the leader of Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, but if the reggae heir has anything to say about it, …

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By Sharyl Attkisson (CBS News) SEAFORD, Dela. – The food industry is embroiled in a controversy over what critics call “Agent Orange corn.” The genetically-modified vegetable is protected from a herbicide that kills so-called super-weeds, but is linked to the &hellip